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[Abilene Hall Construction]
Photograph of the construction of Abilene Hall after the fire that burned down the original building. Workmen can be seen constructing the scaffolding for the walls of the second story.
[Abilene Hall Demolition]
Photograph of the demolition of the old Abilene Hall after the fire that damaged the building. A man can be seen standing on rubble next to a truck with piles of bricks in the foreground.
[Abilene Hall Fire]
Photograph of firefighters attempting to control the fire at Old Abilene Hall, showing groups of firemen pointing hoses at the second-story windows. A group of helpful students carrying rubble in a wheelbarrow can be seen going down the front entrance steps.
[Abilene Hall Fire]
Photograph of the Old Abilene Hall on fire, showing a large plume of smoke emanating from the roof of the building. A large crowd of people has gathered on the side of the building to watch the fire.
[Aerial Photograph of Hardin-Simmons University]
Aerial photograph of the Hardin-Simmons University campus looking north with the Sandefer Memorial, Anderson Hall, and Compere Hall in the center of the frame. Portions of the campus, such as Hunter Hall, are not shown within the frame of the photo.
[Aerial Photograph of Hardin-Simmons University]
Aerial photograph of the Hardin-Simmons University campus looking northwest with the Sandefer Memorial, Abilene Hall, and Marston Gym in the center of the frame. The existence of Rose Field House and the absence of the Benhrens Chapel indicate this photo was taken between 1947 and 1961.
[Aerial Photograph of the Hardin-Simmons University Campus]
Aerial photograph of the Hardin-Simmons University campus looking northwest with Marston Gym and football field in the center of the frame.
[Aileen Culpepper at Cannon]
Photograph of Aileen Culpepper sitting on the stone retaining wall of the "Arizona Bill" Cannon at Hardin-Simmons University. She wears a dark-colored wrap dress with a flower design and a sun hat.
[Aileen Culpepper in Front of Mary Frances Hall]
Photograph of Aileen Culpepper standing in front of Mary Frances Hall at Hardin-Simmons University. She wears a dark-colored skirt and matching vest with a pearl necklace and two dog-shaped pins on the left side of her vest.
[Aileen Culpepper Standing in Patch of Flowers]
Photograph of Aileen Culpepper standing in a patch of flowers on the Hardin-Simmons University campus. She wears a dark-colored wrap dress with a flower design and a sun hat.
[Anna Hall]
Photograph of Anna Hall, the campus student center at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. An awning that extends from the front entrance door to the sidewalk bears a sign that reads, "Student Center."
[Anna Hall Interior]
Photograph of the interior of Anna Hall, the campus student center at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. A television set can be seen set up in the back corner with couches and chairs surrounding it.
[Anna Hall Student Center]
Photograph of Anna Hall, the campus student center at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. An awning that extends from the front entrance door to the sidewalk bears a sign that reads, "H-SU Student Center."
Anna Hall Student Center, Dining Hall (Bean)
Photograph of the Anna Hall Student Center at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Several students can be seen walking down the steps of a white building with a sign that reads, "Building Fund Campaign."
[Anna Hall Student Center Interior]
Photograph of a large hole in the ceiling of the Anna Hall Student Center at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Anna Hall was remodeled into a student center in 1949 and removed in 1961.
Application for Federal Employment
Blank application for federal employment, to be returned to the U.S. Civil Service Commission in Washington D.C.
Application for Federal Employment
Blank application for federal employment, to be returned to the U.S. Civil Service Commission in Washington D.C.
[Art Forum Pressbook, 1940-1941]
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1910 to 1941 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The title page of this book includes the membership and officers of the Forum Club and the Art Unit. A note on the Table of Contents page states that the "Clippings not arranged by above contents." The last section of the book included reproductions of paintings from magazines and highlights Mexican Art. The section related to the 6th District includes art related activities and financial reports by Miss A. M. Carpenter.
[Art Forum Pressbook, 1941-1942]
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1941 to 1942 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This year the theme of study was "Art and the Business World." Miss A. M. Carpenter is listed as chairperson for art for the 6th District Federation and chairperson for American Art Week for Abilene. Included in the book are two journals: Federation News (July 1942) and College Art Journal (Vol. 1, No. 2, January 1942). In addition there is a listing of the art programs of the General Federation.
[Art Forum Pressbook, 1942-1943]
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1942 to 1943 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This pressbook won honorable mention in the statewide contest sponsored by the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs for communities promoting art. The first page includes a certificate of membership in the Art Forum and a listing of membership, officers and committees. One of the highlights of the year was an exhibit of Military Art by Corporal Samuel Smith at the Abilene Fine Arts Museum. Most of the clippings focus on local art events and document member activities supporting the war effort.
[Art Forum Pressbook, 1943-1944]
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1943 to 1944 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The study theme for the year was "Book Reviews in Art." Included were clippings and catalogs of the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts and clippings about an Annual art and Hobby Show. One section includes clippings about army artists.
[Art Forum Pressbook, 1944-1945]
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1944 to 1945 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The cover of this album is from Federation News, May 1945. Miss A.M. Carpenter is listed as the chairman of the Art Unit. Memorabilia include catalogues and clippings of art shows in Abilene. One exhibit, sponsored jointly by the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts and the United States Marine Corps, was entitled "Combat Art" by Sgt. Sherman Loudermilk. This book contains clippings and postcards about Camp Barkeley, the World War II training camp established outside of Abilene, and the USO activities on Second Street.
[Art Forum Pressbook, 1945-1946]
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1945 to 1946 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The study theme for this year was "Art Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow." The Art Unit and Forum officers and program is listed. Museum information includes proposed exhibits.
[Art Forum Pressbook, 1946-1947]
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1946 to 1947 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The study theme for the year was "Art, Sight, and Insight." Events of the Art Unit, Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Creative Arts Club and local schools are included.
[Art Forum Pressbook, 1947-1948]
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1947 to 1948 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. Included in the scrapbook for this year is a brochure celebrating the Ten Year Anniversary of the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts. A report of the Art Unit activities is also included as are notes of possible exhibits for the Fine Arts Museum. Local events and local artists are also highlighted.
[Art Forum Pressbook, 1948-1949]
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1948 to 1949 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The cover for this pressbook is the front of The Texas Clubwoman magazine. The local theme of study for the local Abilene Club was "Art Looks Ahead." Miss A. M. Carpenter was elected State Director for the American Artists Professional League and Director of the Art Division of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs. Included is a summary report of District 6 activities and also proposed exhibits for the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts.
[Art Forum Pressbook, 1949-1950]
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. Includes clippings and information about events at the Abilene Woman’s Forum during the year, Abilene and Merkel art news, the activities at the three Abilene universities, and the Abilene public schools. Also included is information about the exhibits of the Fine Arts Museum and planning memos with notations.
[Art Forum Record Book, 1944]
This scrapbook is devoted exclusively to events related to American Art Week in Texas with an emphasis on Abilene. The first section includes several pages of postcards of Abilene. Ribbons for art awards for American Art Week art shows and clippings about the week are included.
[Art Forum Record Book, 1948]
This scrapbook was collated for the American Art Week competition. On the front cover is a map of Texas with divisions for the Federated Women's Club districts. The motto of the Texas Art Division of the Federation is "Give Art a Chance." Each of the local Abilene universities - Hardin-Simmons University, McMurry University, and Abilene Christian University - had events to highlight American Art week.
[Art Forum Record Book, 1949]
Scrapbook that highlights the activities of American Art Week in communities throughout Texas, including reports from museums, art organizations, and public schools and institutions of higher learning. This book was entered into the American Art Week contest. Ribbons saying "Texas Art" are on the front cover. With each clipping, the number of inches of newspaper print devoted to art and the circulation numbers of each of the papers is included. The focus is on local art events during American Art Week, but also included are activities of federated and non-federated clubs statewide.
Barksdale Quadrangle: Texas, 1:62,500
Topographic quadrangle map covering areas of Edwards, Kinney, Uvalde and Real counties, near Camp Wood, Texas. Relief shown by contours (interval 40 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Biplanes in Arledge Field
1 copy negative of a group of biplanes lined up in Arledge Field.
The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 1, Ed. 1, Sunday, September 18, 1949
Weekly student newspaper from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.
The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 2, Ed. 1, Saturday, September 24, 1949
Weekly student newspaper from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.
The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 3, Ed. 1, Saturday, October 1, 1949
Weekly student newspaper from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.
The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 4, Ed. 1, Saturday, October 8, 1949
Weekly student newspaper from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.
The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 5, Ed. 1, Saturday, October 15, 1949
Weekly student newspaper from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.
The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 6, Ed. 1, Saturday, October 22, 1949
Weekly student newspaper from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.
The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 7, Ed. 1, Saturday, October 29, 1949
Weekly student newspaper from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.
The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 8, Ed. 1, Saturday, November 5, 1949
Weekly student newspaper from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.
The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 9, Ed. 1, Saturday, November 12, 1949
Weekly student newspaper from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.
The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 10, Ed. 1, Saturday, November 19, 1949
Weekly student newspaper from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.
The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 11, Ed. 1, Saturday, December 3, 1949
Weekly student newspaper from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.
The Bronco, Yearbook of Hardin-Simmons University, 1940
Yearbook for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
The Bronco, Yearbook of Hardin-Simmons University, 1941
Yearbook for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
The Bronco, Yearbook of Hardin-Simmons University, 1942
Yearbook for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Includes a student directory at the end of the book.
The Bronco, Yearbook of Hardin-Simmons University, 1943
Yearbook for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Includes a student directory at the end of the book.
The Bronco, Yearbook of Hardin-Simmons University, 1944
Yearbook for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Includes a student directory at the end of the book.
The Bronco, Yearbook of Hardin-Simmons University, 1945
Yearbook for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
The Bronco, Yearbook of Hardin-Simmons University, 1946
Yearbook for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the university, student body, professors, and organizations.